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September 30, 2016

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September 30, 2016

Vitamin D Could Help Control TB in Animals, New Study Shows

Sep. 28, 2016 — Vitamin D supplementation can reduce the severity of tuberculosis (TB) in wild boar and red deer, new research shows. Wild boar and red deer are key hosts of TB and transmit the disease to cattle and ... read more

Sep. 26, 2016 — In order to extend the life of fruits and vegetables and preserve them for longer in refrigeration, researchers have developed an edible coating with added functional ingredients applied to freshly ... read more

Apple, Lettuce Can Remedy Garlic Breath

Sep. 23, 2016 — Garlic -- consumers either love or hate the taste, but one thing is for certain, no one likes it when the scent of it sticks around on their breath. Now, garlic lovers may have a new solution to ... read more

The Call of the Dung: How Flies Find Their Meal

Sep. 20, 2016 — Like many other insects, vinegar flies produce pheromones to call their conspecifics to an interesting food source. A research team has demonstrated in a new study that the flies' frass also ... read more

Eggs from Small Flocks More Likely to Contain Salmonella Enteritidis

Sep. 19, 2016 — Eggs from small flocks of chickens are more likely to be contaminated with Salmonella enteritidis than eggs sold in grocery stores, which typically come from larger flocks that are regulated by the ... read more

Sep. 19, 2016 — As researchers nationwide try to get college students to eat healthier foods, they’re finding that gardening may lead to a lasting habit of eating more fruits and vegetables. That’s a recent ... read more

Sep. 15, 2016 — Scientists and consumers recognize the cholesterol-lowering power of oats, but what few know is that most of the oats American milling companies use comes from Canada. To increase oats production in ... read more

Meeting Demand for 'Natural' Vanilla Calls for Creativity

Sep. 15, 2016 — In recent years, consumers have increasingly been looking for “natural” ingredients in their food products. But when it comes to one of the world’s most popular flavors, vanilla, meeting that ... read more

What Vitamins, Nutrients Will Help Prevent Glaucoma from Worsening?

Sep. 14, 2016 — A healthy lifestyle, consisting of balanced nutrition, moderate exercise, and appropriate rest is an important part of your overall health and well-being and can help prevent illness too. A recent ... read more

Sep. 14, 2016 — Farmers have been using a mix-and-match approach to practices for growing their organic veggies. Which combination of practices was best, however, was uncertain. Recent research sheds light on ... read more

A Faster, Better Way to Detect Salmonella in Meat, Chicken

Sep. 14, 2016 — Salmonella is the lauding cause of bacteria-associated foodborne illnesses in the United States, according to a study. Thus, early detection of the pathogen, by a rapid and sensitive test is ... read more

Healthy Diet Boosts Children’s Reading Skills

Sep. 13, 2016 — A healthy diet is linked to better reading skills in the first three school years, shows a recent ... read more

Sep. 12, 2016 — Researchers are closer to helping producers better meet global food demand, now that they've combined simulation and statistical methods to help them predict how temperature affects wheat crops ... read more

Eating Your Greens Could Enhance Sport Performance

Sep. 12, 2016 — Nitrate supplementation in conjunction with Sprint Interval Training in low oxygen conditions could enhance sport performance a study has found. Nitrate is commonly found in diets rich in leafy green ... read more

Ground Squirrels Use the Sun to Hide Food

Sep. 12, 2016 — Ground squirrels use information on the position of the sun when hiding their food and reuse this information to find their food stash again. The position of the sun serves as a reference point for ... read more

Sep. 9, 2016 — A new study suggests that a best-selling insecticide impairs the ability of a queen honey bee and her subjects to maintain a healthy ... read more

Feed a Virus, Starve a Bacterial Infection?

Sep. 8, 2016 — A new study puts some old folk wisdom to 'feed a cold and starve a fever' to the test. In mouse models of disease, Researchers looked at the effects of providing nutrients during infection ... read more

Sep. 7, 2016 — Want to help mitigate global climate change? Grow some veggies. According to a new study, turning lawn into a vegetable garden can reduce greenhouse gas ... read more

Sep. 6, 2016 — Flowers are a hot spot of transmission of bacteria that end up in the microbiome of wild bees, new research has found. The work shows for the first time that multiple flower and wild bee species ... read more

Sep. 6, 2016 — Food allergies have been on the increase for years. There is currently only one solution for patients: avoid allergy-triggering products. Researchers are making an important contribution to consumer ... read more

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